The National Organ Museum

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The National Organ Museum is the only museum in the Netherlands about the history of the pipe organ. The museum houses an impressive collection of mostly playable historical instruments and organ parts, from the middle Ages to the present day. The museum was founded in 1977 by the local principal organist of the Grote of St. Nicolaaskerk and has since grown into a leading museum about the organ. In addition to attention to special instruments and the development of the Dutch organ, there is also a room specially designed for the person at the keys: the organist.

There are free concerts every month and during the summer holidays weekly. For children there is a treasure hunt through the museum. Group tours with organ playing can be requested via the e-mail address of the museum.

The Organ…

The National Organ Museum is the only museum in the Netherlands about the history of the pipe organ. The museum houses an impressive collection of mostly playable historical instruments and organ parts, from the middle Ages to the present day. The museum was founded in 1977 by the local principal organist of the Grote of St. Nicolaaskerk and has since grown into a leading museum about the organ. In addition to attention to special instruments and the development of the Dutch organ, there is also a room specially designed for the person at the keys: the organist.

There are free concerts every month and during the summer holidays weekly. For children there is a treasure hunt through the museum. Group tours with organ playing can be requested via the e-mail address of the museum.

The Organ Museum is housed in an impressive former city castle, once built for the Duke of Gelre and was used as the town hall of Elburg in the period 1400-1954.

Opening times

  • every Mondayclosed
  • every Tuesdayfrom 11:00 to 17:00
  • every Wednesdayfrom 11:00 to 17:00
  • every Thursdayfrom 11:00 to 17:00
  • every Fridayfrom 11:00 to 17:00
  • every Saturdayfrom 11:00 to 17:00
  • every Sundayclosed
  • Note: opening times may be different during public holidays
  • Until March 1, the museum is only open on Fridays and Saturdays.

Prices

  • Adults€7.00
  • ChildrenFree
  • MembersFree
  • MJK (Museumjaarkaart)Free
  • Groups€4.00
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  • Payment options: Cash, PIN

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